Last updated: 7/13/2020

Penny Rayas-Moore, LMFT (408) 915-1970
Last Updated: 7/13/2020
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Experienced family therapist, Triple P parenting counslor, child therapist

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Autism Spectrum Bipolar Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Elder Abuse Family Issues Firesetting Gender Identity Grief/Loss Immigration/Newcomer Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychosomatic Runaways Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD Traumatic Brain Injury Women's Issues
Also serving:
Aging Behavioral Problems Developmental Disability Education/Personal Development Forensic Medication Management Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Self Abuse Tourette's Disorder
Office and Contact Information
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501 Mission Street Suite 106
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(408) 915-1970

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
Sat9:00am – 5:00pm
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Not accepting new clients as of 7/13/2020

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 3 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Telephone Counseling
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 20

CA - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) [49734]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certification in Cognitive Therapy (ACT)
Certified Addictions Specialist (CAS)
Certified in Family Therapy
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Divorce Mediator
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Master Addictions Counselor (MAC)
Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $140
Couples: N/A
Group: $30
Family: $150

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Crisis Intervention
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)
Blue Cross Community Care Network (PPO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Net
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Health Net (PPO)
Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer) Managed Health Network
Blue Shield (Shield Select and Blue Shield Preferred Provider Networks) Victims of Crime (CA)
CIGNA HealthCare

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Disabled Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) Obese or Overweight Step Families Transgender
Alzheimer's Grandparents Offenders/Perpetrators Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Twins
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Art Therapy Body Centered Psychotherapy Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dream Work or Analysis Ericksonian Evaluation/Diagnostic Existential Psychotherapy Expressive Therapy Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Feminist Genetic Counseling Geriatric Consultation Gestalt Holistic Humanistic Information and Referral Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Jungian Mediation Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Parent Guidance Prevention Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodrama Psychodynamic Relational Sandplay Therapy Satir Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Supervised Visitation Systemic Transactional Analysis (TA) Transpersonal Psychology Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Biofeedback Case Management Crisis Intervention Dance/Movement Therapy Education Consultation Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Focusing Forensic Evaluation Hypnosis Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Internal Family Systems (IFS) Long-Term Neurofeedback Outreach Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Psycho-Educational Psychological Testing and Evaluation Psychopharmacology Schema Therapy
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Online Therapy Peer Support
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Alaskan Native Arabic Armenian Asian Hispanic Irish Italian Native American Portuguese Russian
Caribbean Indian Pacific Islander
Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) American Psychotherapy Association